As the capital of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou is the south gate of China to the world.
Abbreviation: Sui (穗 in Chinese)
Coordinates: 23° 6′ 32″ N, 113° 15′ 53″ E
Mayor: Zhang Guangning
Population: 10.05 million people with 2.32 million non-permanent residents at the end of 2007.
Currency: Yuan (Renminbi)
Time Zone: China Standard Time (UTC+8)
Area: 7, 263 square kilometers
Administrative Divisions: 10 districts and 2 county-level cities
Altitude: about 40m
City Flower: Kapok
City Tree: Kapok Tree
Main Rivers: Beijiang River, Dongjiang River, Zengjiang River, Liuxi River, Baini River and Zhujiang River, etc.
GDP: Total – CNY 705 billion; Per capita - CNY 71, 219
Asia: Fukuoka, Manila, Gwangju, Oita, Dubai, Surabaya
Europe: Bari, Frankfurt am Main, Lyon, Linkoping, Bristol, Yekaterinburg
Northern America: Los Angeles, Vancouver, Birmingham
Southern America: Viria Del Mar, Arequipa, Recife
Oceania: Sydney, Auckland
Guangzhou Location - Where is Guangzhou
Situated at the north edge of Zhujiang River, Guangzhou City is next to Hong Kong and Macau, in the southern part of China. It is taken as the south gate of China. The coordinates of Guangzhou are 23° 6′ 32″ N, 113° 15′ 53″ E. See map of Guangzhou to view the exact location of Guangzhou.
Guangzhou has totally 10 districts and 2 county-level cities under its administration.
10 Districts: Yuexiu District, Liwan District, Haizhu District, Tianhe District, Baiyun District, Huangpu District, Huadu District, Panyu District, Nansha District and Luogang District
2 County-level Cities: Zengcheng City and Conghua City
Guangzhou Postal Code: 510000
Guangzhou Area Code: Internal dialing code is 020 while international telephone calling code is +0086-020.
Guangzhou in Chinese
Learning how to read and say Guangzhou in Chinese might be of help when you are traveling around the city.